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[[folder:First film]]
!!Chief Inspector Lee (Creator/JackieChan)
%%* AllAsiansKnowMartialArts
%%* {{Badass}}
* BewareTheNiceOnes: He's generally nice, but don't push him too far.
%%* DisappearedDad
* GoodCopBadCop: Good Cop to Carter's Bad Cop.
* GoodIsNotSoft: As is typical with Chan.
* NWordPrivileges: The first movie shows that he does not have them.
%%* NiceGuy
* OneManArmy: He is able to defeat many people at once due to his kungfu skills, despite him trying to avoid a fight.
* RedOniBlueOni: The blue to Carter's red.

!!Detective James Carter (Chris Tucker)
* BigBrotherInstinct: Towards Soo Yung.
* CoolCar: His black Corvette that appears in all the films.
* CowboyCop: Deconstructed in both the first and third films.
* CasanovaWannabe: Tries to be a casanova in the second film.
%%* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: In the third film, he beat up a majority of the Triad mooks.
%%* DeadpanSnarker
* DisappearedDad: His father was shot during a traffic stop.
* GoodCopBadCop: Bad Cop to Lee's Good Cop.
* GunsAkimbo: Does this in the first and third films
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Becomes one by the end of the movie.
* PopCulturedBadass: He loves his R&B, particularly Music/MichaelJackson.
* RedOniBlueOni: The red to Lee's blue.
* SoulBrotha: Especially in the first film.
* TallDarkAndSnarky: Everyone of those 3 things.
* UncleTomFoolery: He turned into this type of character in the second film where he took almost nothing seriously and he seemed to annoy Lee more than he helped him and he would make a joke out of almost every situation, and would try to avoid the action the best way he could.

!!Thomas Griffin [[spoiler:aka Juntao]] (Tom Wilkinson)
%%* [[spoiler:AffablyEvil]]
%%* [[spoiler:BigBad]]
%%** [[spoiler:BigBadFriend: To Consul Han.]]
%%* [[spoiler:BitchInSheepsClothing]]
%%* TheDanza
%%* [[spoiler:DeathByMaterialism]]
%%* [[spoiler:DisneyVillainDeath]]
%%* [[spoiler:EvilBrit]]
* HoistByHisOwnPetard: He [[spoiler: falls to his death]] when the bomb vest he'd originally strapped to Soo Yung tears.
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: [[spoiler:Until the end.]]
* WalkingSpoiler: Look at all those spoiler spaces.
* WickedCultured: He [[spoiler: kidnapped Soo Yung]] as vengeance over his art collection being confiscated.

!!Sang (Ken Leung)
* BlondGuysAreEvil: He has blond hair.
%%* TheDragon
* GoodScarsEvilScars: He gets scarred by Soo Yung while kidnapping her.
* MoreDakka: Wields a Mac-10 at the end of the film.

!!Consul Solon Han (Tzi Ma)
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure
* ShoutOut: Look closely at his name. [[Franchise/StarWars What does it sound like?]]

!!Detective Tania Johnson (Elizabeth Pena)
* ChekhovsSkill: Her bomb-defusing training pays off towards the end.

!!Soo-Yung Han (Julia Hsu in the first film, Zhang Jinchu in the 3rd film)
* DamselInDistress: Justified in the first film, since she's a 10-year-old girl.
* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu: When Sang kidnapped her, she kicked him in the face, leaving a scar.
* SheIsAllGrownUp: In the third film.
* TookALevelInBadass: In the third film.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Rush Hour 2]]

!!Ricky Tan (John Lone)
* BadassCreed: -->'''Ricky:''' ''"'''You Americans are so funny.'''"''
* BigBadDuumvirate: With Stephen Reign.
* DirtyCop: He used to be part of Hong Kong police.
* [[spoiler:DisneyDeath / FakingTheDead: He's seemingly shot and killed by Hu Li aboard his yacht, only to turn up at the Red Dragon casino.]]
%%* [[spoiler:DisneyVillainDeath]]
%%* FauxAffablyEvil
* TheStarscream: [[spoiler:He kills Steven Reign when he attempts to leave with the counterfeiting plates.]]
* TheTriadsAndTheTongs: He's a Triad leader.
* YouKilledMyFather: He sold out Lee's father to the Triads when he discovered he was a DirtyCop.

!!Hu Li (Creator/ZhangZiyi)
* DarkActionGirl / DarkChick: Creates sexual tension with one of the heroes, and is one of the higher up and more dangerous fighters on the baddies side.
* DarkIsEvil: She usually wears an all-black pantsuit.
%%* TheDragon / DragonLady
%%* DragonTheirFeet
* GratuitousEnglish: She has only 2 lines in English: "Some apple?" and "Out!" This was due to Creator/ZhangZiyi's limited fluency in English.
* PaperThinDisguise: She wears a wig and sunglasses when she's disguised as a delivery person.
* TheStarscream: Subverted. She seemingly shoots and kills [[spoiler:Ricky Tan]], though it's actually a ruse.
* TakingYouWithMe: She [[spoiler: tries to kill Lee and Carter with a bomb. They barely escape before it goes off.]]
* TortureTechnician: Implied.
-->'''Hu Li:''' (''to Lee'') After I'm done with you, you'll be begging me to press this button.
* WouldntHitAGirl: Subverted. Carter tries to fight Hu Li, but is KO-ed in every encounter. Towards the end, Carter tells her:
-->'''Carter:''' I ain't holding because you're a girl. I'm gonna pretend you're a man... a very beautiful man with a great body that I'd like to take to the movies...

!!Isabella Molina (Roselyn Sanchez)
* {{Love Interest|s}}: In a LoveTriangle between Lee and Carter, ultimately falling for Lee.
%%* MsFanservice
* OnlyAFleshWound: She gets shot by Hu Li during their DesignatedGirlFight, but she gets better.
* ReverseMole: She's pretending to be Steven Reign's girlfriend.

!!Steven Reign (Alan King)
%%* AffablyEvil
* BigBadDuumvirate: With Ricky Tan.
%%* CorruptCorporateExecutive
* DeathByMaterialism: He gets [[spoiler: stabbed by Ricky Tan]] when he tries to walk away with the counterfeiting plates.
* TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler:While he's smart enough to carry a hidden gun for self-defense when trying to leave with the plates, he still not only reveals it while it's still holstered, but also gets too close to Tan to draw it effectively and fast enough, leading to the aforementioned DeathByMaterialism example.]]
%%* VillainWithGoodPublicity
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[[folder:Rush Hour 3]]
[[/folder]]

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[[folder:First film]]
!!Chief Inspector Lee (Creator/JackieChan)
%%* AllAsiansKnowMartialArts
%%* {{Badass}}
* BewareTheNiceOnes: He's generally nice, but don't push him too far.
%%* DisappearedDad
* GoodCopBadCop: Good Cop to Carter's Bad Cop.
* GoodIsNotSoft: As is typical with Chan.
* NWordPrivileges: The first movie shows
pages for Rush Hour characters that he does not have them.
%%* NiceGuy
* OneManArmy: He is able to defeat many people at once due to his kungfu skills, despite him trying to avoid a fight.
* RedOniBlueOni: The blue to Carter's red.

!!Detective James Carter (Chris Tucker)
* BigBrotherInstinct: Towards Soo Yung.
* CoolCar: His black Corvette that appears in all the films.
* CowboyCop: Deconstructed in both the first and third films.
* CasanovaWannabe: Tries to be a casanova
appear in the second film.
%%* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: In the third film, he beat up a majority of the Triad mooks.
%%* DeadpanSnarker
franchise:

* DisappearedDad: His father was shot during a traffic stop.
* GoodCopBadCop: Bad Cop to Lee's Good Cop.
* GunsAkimbo: Does this in the first and third films
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Becomes one by the end of the movie.
* PopCulturedBadass: He loves his R&B, particularly Music/MichaelJackson.
* RedOniBlueOni: The red to Lee's blue.
* SoulBrotha: Especially in the first film.
* TallDarkAndSnarky: Everyone of those 3 things.
* UncleTomFoolery: He turned into this type of character in the second film where he took almost nothing seriously and he seemed to annoy Lee more than he helped him and he would make a joke out of almost every situation, and would try to avoid the action the best way he could.

!!Thomas Griffin [[spoiler:aka Juntao]] (Tom Wilkinson)
%%* [[spoiler:AffablyEvil]]
%%* [[spoiler:BigBad]]
%%** [[spoiler:BigBadFriend: To Consul Han.]]
%%* [[spoiler:BitchInSheepsClothing]]
%%* TheDanza
%%* [[spoiler:DeathByMaterialism]]
%%* [[spoiler:DisneyVillainDeath]]
%%* [[spoiler:EvilBrit]]
* HoistByHisOwnPetard: He [[spoiler: falls to his death]] when the bomb vest he'd originally strapped to Soo Yung tears.
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: [[spoiler:Until the end.]]
* WalkingSpoiler: Look at all those spoiler spaces.
* WickedCultured: He [[spoiler: kidnapped Soo Yung]] as vengeance over his art collection being confiscated.

!!Sang (Ken Leung)
* BlondGuysAreEvil: He has blond hair.
%%* TheDragon
* GoodScarsEvilScars: He gets scarred by Soo Yung while kidnapping her.
* MoreDakka: Wields a Mac-10 at the end of the film.

!!Consul Solon Han (Tzi Ma)
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure
* ShoutOut: Look closely at his name. [[Franchise/StarWars What does it sound like?]]

!!Detective Tania Johnson (Elizabeth Pena)
* ChekhovsSkill: Her bomb-defusing training pays off towards the end.

!!Soo-Yung Han (Julia Hsu in the first film, Zhang Jinchu in the 3rd film)
* DamselInDistress: Justified in the first film, since she's a 10-year-old girl.
* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu: When Sang kidnapped her, she kicked him in the face, leaving a scar.
* SheIsAllGrownUp: In the third film.
* TookALevelInBadass: In the third film.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Rush
[[Characters/RushHourFilm Rush Hour 2]]

!!Ricky Tan (John Lone)
Film Characters]]
* BadassCreed: -->'''Ricky:''' ''"'''You Americans are so funny.'''"''
* BigBadDuumvirate: With Stephen Reign.
* DirtyCop: He used to be part of Hong Kong police.
* [[spoiler:DisneyDeath / FakingTheDead: He's seemingly shot and killed by Hu Li aboard his yacht, only to turn up at the Red Dragon casino.]]
%%* [[spoiler:DisneyVillainDeath]]
%%* FauxAffablyEvil
* TheStarscream: [[spoiler:He kills Steven Reign when he attempts to leave with the counterfeiting plates.]]
* TheTriadsAndTheTongs: He's a Triad leader.
* YouKilledMyFather: He sold out Lee's father to the Triads when he discovered he was a DirtyCop.

!!Hu Li (Creator/ZhangZiyi)
* DarkActionGirl / DarkChick: Creates sexual tension with one of the heroes, and is one of the higher up and more dangerous fighters on the baddies side.
* DarkIsEvil: She usually wears an all-black pantsuit.
%%* TheDragon / DragonLady
%%* DragonTheirFeet
* GratuitousEnglish: She has only 2 lines in English: "Some apple?" and "Out!" This was due to Creator/ZhangZiyi's limited fluency in English.
* PaperThinDisguise: She wears a wig and sunglasses when she's disguised as a delivery person.
* TheStarscream: Subverted. She seemingly shoots and kills [[spoiler:Ricky Tan]], though it's actually a ruse.
* TakingYouWithMe: She [[spoiler: tries to kill Lee and Carter with a bomb. They barely escape before it goes off.]]
* TortureTechnician: Implied.
-->'''Hu Li:''' (''to Lee'') After I'm done with you, you'll be begging me to press this button.
* WouldntHitAGirl: Subverted. Carter tries to fight Hu Li, but is KO-ed in every encounter. Towards the end, Carter tells her:
-->'''Carter:''' I ain't holding because you're a girl. I'm gonna pretend you're a man... a very beautiful man with a great body that I'd like to take to the movies...

!!Isabella Molina (Roselyn Sanchez)
* {{Love Interest|s}}: In a LoveTriangle between Lee and Carter, ultimately falling for Lee.
%%* MsFanservice
* OnlyAFleshWound: She gets shot by Hu Li during their DesignatedGirlFight, but she gets better.
* ReverseMole: She's pretending to be Steven Reign's girlfriend.

!!Steven Reign (Alan King)
%%* AffablyEvil
* BigBadDuumvirate: With Ricky Tan.
%%* CorruptCorporateExecutive
* DeathByMaterialism: He gets [[spoiler: stabbed by Ricky Tan]] when he tries to walk away with the counterfeiting plates.
* TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler:While he's smart enough to carry a hidden gun for self-defense when trying to leave with the plates, he still not only reveals it while it's still holstered, but also gets too close to Tan to draw it effectively and fast enough, leading to the aforementioned DeathByMaterialism example.]]
%%* VillainWithGoodPublicity
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Rush
[[Characters/RushHourTV Rush Hour 3]]
[[/folder]]
TV Characters]]


* DarkActionGirl / DarkChick

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* DarkActionGirl / DarkChickDarkChick: Creates sexual tension with one of the heroes, and is one of the higher up and more dangerous fighters on the baddies side.


* CoolCar: His black Corvette that appears in all the films.



%%* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass

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%%* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadassCrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: In the third film, he beat up a majority of the Triad mooks.


* GunsAkimbo: Does this in the first and third films




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* MoreDakka: Wields a Mac-10 at the end of the film.


* TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler:While he's smart enough to carry a hidden gun while trying to leave with the plates, he not only reveals it while it's still holstered, but also gets too close to Tan to draw it effectively, leading to the aforementioned DeathByMaterialism example.]]

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* TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler:While he's smart enough to carry a hidden gun while for self-defense when trying to leave with the plates, he still not only reveals it while it's still holstered, but also gets too close to Tan to draw it effectively, effectively and fast enough, leading to the aforementioned DeathByMaterialism example.]]

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* TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler:While he's smart enough to carry a hidden gun while trying to leave with the plates, he not only reveals it while it's still holstered, but also gets too close to Tan to draw it effectively, leading to the aforementioned DeathByMaterialism example.]]


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* AllAsiansKnowMartialArts
* {{Badass}}

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* %%* AllAsiansKnowMartialArts
* %%* {{Badass}}



* DisappearedDad

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* %%* DisappearedDad



* NiceGuy

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* %%* NiceGuy



* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass
* DeadpanSnarker

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* %%* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass
* %%* DeadpanSnarker



* [[spoiler:AffablyEvil]]
* [[spoiler:BigBad]]
** [[spoiler:BigBadFriend: To Consul Han.]]
* [[spoiler:BitchInSheepsClothing]]
* TheDanza
* [[spoiler:DeathByMaterialism]]
* [[spoiler:DisneyVillainDeath]]
* [[spoiler:EvilBrit]]
* [[spoiler:HoistByHisOwnPetard: He falls to his death when the bomb vest he'd originally strapped to Soo Yung tears, also making it a KarmicDeath.]]

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* %%* [[spoiler:AffablyEvil]]
* %%* [[spoiler:BigBad]]
** %%** [[spoiler:BigBadFriend: To Consul Han.]]
* %%* [[spoiler:BitchInSheepsClothing]]
* %%* TheDanza
* %%* [[spoiler:DeathByMaterialism]]
* %%* [[spoiler:DisneyVillainDeath]]
* %%* [[spoiler:EvilBrit]]
* [[spoiler:HoistByHisOwnPetard: HoistByHisOwnPetard: He [[spoiler: falls to his death death]] when the bomb vest he'd originally strapped to Soo Yung tears, also making it a KarmicDeath.]]tears.



* [[spoiler:WickedCultured: He kidnapped Soo Yung as vengeance over his art collection being confiscated.]]

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* [[spoiler:WickedCultured: WickedCultured: He [[spoiler: kidnapped Soo Yung Yung]] as vengeance over his art collection being confiscated.]]
confiscated.



* TheDragon

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* %%* TheDragon



* [[spoiler:DisneyVillainDeath]]
* FauxAffablyEvil

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* %%* [[spoiler:DisneyVillainDeath]]
* %%* FauxAffablyEvil



* TheDragon / DragonLady
* DragonTheirFeet

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* %%* TheDragon / DragonLady
* %%* DragonTheirFeet



* [[spoiler:TakingYouWithMe: She tries to kill Lee and Carter with a bomb. They barely escape before it goes off.]]

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* [[spoiler:TakingYouWithMe: TakingYouWithMe: She [[spoiler: tries to kill Lee and Carter with a bomb. They barely escape before it goes off.]]



* MsFanservice

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* %%* MsFanservice



* AffablyEvil

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* %%* AffablyEvil



* CorruptCorporateExecutive
* [[spoiler:DeathByMaterialism: He gets stabbed by Ricky Tan when he tries to walk away with the counterfeiting plates.]]
* VillainWithGoodPublicity

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* %%* CorruptCorporateExecutive
* [[spoiler:DeathByMaterialism: DeathByMaterialism: He gets [[spoiler: stabbed by Ricky Tan Tan]] when he tries to walk away with the counterfeiting plates.]]
*
plates.
%%*
VillainWithGoodPublicity



to:

* RedOniBlueOni: The blue to Carter's red.



* RedOniBlueOni: The red to Lee's blue.



* UncleTomFoolery: He turned into this type of character in the second film where he took almost nothing seriously and he seemed to annoy lee more than he helped him and he would make a joke out of almost every situation, and would try to avoid the action the best way he could.

to:

* UncleTomFoolery: He turned into this type of character in the second film where he took almost nothing seriously and he seemed to annoy lee Lee more than he helped him and he would make a joke out of almost every situation, and would try to avoid the action the best way he could.


* N-WordPrivileges: The first movie shows that he does not have them.

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* N-WordPrivileges: NWordPrivileges: The first movie shows that he does not have them.


* N-WorldPrivileges: The first movie shows that he does not have them.

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* N-WorldPrivileges: N-WordPrivileges: The first movie shows that he does not have them.

Added DiffLines:

* AllAsiansKnowMartialArts


Added DiffLines:

* N-WorldPrivileges: The first movie shows that he does not have them.


Added DiffLines:

* CasanovaWannabe: Tries to be a casanova in the second film.


* SoulBrotha: Especially in the first film.




to:

* UncleTomFoolery: He turned into this type of character in the second film where he took almost nothing seriously and he seemed to annoy lee more than he helped him and he would make a joke out of almost every situation, and would try to avoid the action the best way he could.


* BlondeGuysAreEvil: He has blond hair.

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* BlondeGuysAreEvil: BlondGuysAreEvil: He has blond hair.


* BlondeGuysAreEvil: He has blond hair.



* EvilBlonde: He has blond hair.



* ShoutOut: Look closely at his name. [[Franchise/StarWars What does it sound like]]?

to:

* ShoutOut: Look closely at his name. [[Franchise/StarWars What does it sound like]]?
like?]]



* DistressedDamsel: Justified in the first film, since she's a 10-year-old girl.

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* DistressedDamsel: DamselInDistress: Justified in the first film, since she's a 10-year-old girl.



* DarkActionGirl / TheDarkChick

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* DarkActionGirl / TheDarkChickDarkChick



* GratuitousEnglish: She has only 2 lines in English: "Some apple?" and "Out!". This was due to Creator/ZhangZiyi's limited fluency in English.

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* GratuitousEnglish: She has only 2 lines in English: "Some apple?" and "Out!". "Out!" This was due to Creator/ZhangZiyi's limited fluency in English.



* TortureTechnician: Implied.
-->'''Hu Li:''' (''to Lee'') After I'm done with you, you'll be begging me to press this button.



* TortureTechnician: Implied.
-->'''Hu Li:''' (''to Lee'') After I'm done with you, you'll be begging me to press this button.

to:

* TortureTechnician: Implied.
-->'''Hu Li:''' (''to Lee'') After I'm done with you, you'll be begging me to press this button.



* {{Love Interest|s}}: In a LoveTriangle between Lee and Carter, ultimately falling for Lee.



* LoveInterest: In a LoveTriangle between Lee and Carter, ultimately falling for Lee.

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